International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day 2019

September 8th is International Literacy Day. This annual celebration is a reminder of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights. The focus of International Literacy Day 2019 is Literacy and Multilingualism, complementing the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages. Our world is rich and diverse with about 7,000 living languages…. Read more

International Literacy Day 2018

Tomorrow is International Literacy Day! This year’s theme is Literacy and Skills Development. The focus will be on youth and adults within the lifelong learning framework, and the links between literacy and the knowledge, skills and competencies needed for work, including transferable and digital skills. Here’s one of the key messages: Rapidly changing labour markets… Read more

International Literacy Day

Today is International Literacy Day! To mark the occasion, Decoda Literacy Solutions and the Vancouver Public Library are partnering in a ‘Literacy is Life’ celebration at the central library downtown. The program will include a Literacy Month proclamation from the City of Vancouver. This day is celebrated around the world. UNESCO has chosen Literacy in… Read more

International Literacy Day

Today is the fiftieth anniversary of International Literacy Day! This year’s theme is Reading the Past, Writing the Future. Click the image below to view this year’s infographic. Save